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Most likely. Some bone could have chipped off and this might cause a tiny amount of internal bleeding. That's why it looks so swelled up. Hamster, and other rodent's bones', are very delicate. Bring the hamster to the vet immediately!

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Q: If a hamster has a very bruised leg is it broken?
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